The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 196 167 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.14% 15.56% 16.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.99% 17.45% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 112 52
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
934 957 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.21% 89.19% 91.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 493 303
Average daily rate £400 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 52
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.13 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.84% -18.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £13.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 137 (44.05%) JavaScript
2 125 (40.19%) HTML
3 107 (34.41%) CSS
4 90 (28.94%) C#
5 85 (27.33%) SQL Server
6 83 (26.69%) SQL
6 83 (26.69%) .NET
7 80 (25.72%) jQuery
8 78 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (18.33%) MVC
10 56 (18.01%) HTML5
11 55 (17.68%) ASP.NET
12 46 (14.79%) CSS3
13 45 (14.47%) TDD
14 44 (14.15%) Microsoft
15 41 (13.18%) Python
16 36 (11.58%) Web Services
17 35 (11.25%) SharePoint
17 35 (11.25%) AngularJS
18 34 (10.93%) Java
19 32 (10.29%) CMS
19 32 (10.29%) Scrum
20 30 (9.65%) BizTalk Server
20 30 (9.65%) Oracle
21 29 (9.32%) REST
22 28 (9.00%) CRM
22 28 (9.00%) XML
23 26 (8.36%) Dynamics CRM
23 26 (8.36%) Unit Testing
24 25 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (11.25%) SharePoint
2 32 (10.29%) CMS
3 30 (9.65%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (5.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (2.89%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (2.57%) Node.js
7 7 (2.25%) WordPress
7 7 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (2.25%) Drupal
7 7 (2.25%) Apache
8 6 (1.93%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.29%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.96%) IIS
10 3 (0.96%) JBoss
11 2 (0.64%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.64%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.32%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 22 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.32%) DOC1
3 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (8.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.89%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.96%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.96%) SaaS
3 3 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.14%) Internet
2 10 (3.22%) Intranet
3 9 (2.89%) HTTP
3 9 (2.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.96%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.32%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.32%) Wireless
5 1 (0.32%) SSH
5 1 (0.32%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (27.33%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (4.82%) Big Data
5 14 (4.50%) MySQL
5 14 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (3.54%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (2.89%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 9 (2.89%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.57%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.93%) QlikView
11 5 (1.61%) DB2
12 4 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.96%) OLAP
13 3 (0.96%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 19 (6.11%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.50%) Subversion
3 13 (4.18%) Selenium
4 12 (3.86%) Visual Studio
5 10 (3.22%) JUnit
5 10 (3.22%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.89%) Eclipse
6 9 (2.89%) Maven
7 8 (2.57%) MSTest
8 7 (2.25%) NUnit
9 6 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (1.29%) Xcode
12 3 (0.96%) jMock
12 3 (0.96%) SonarQube
12 3 (0.96%) Mockito
12 3 (0.96%) DbUnit
13 2 (0.64%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (7.72%) Finance
2 8 (2.57%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.61%) Retail
3 5 (1.61%) Marketing
3 5 (1.61%) Spanish Language
4 3 (0.96%) Advertising
4 3 (0.96%) Banking
5 2 (0.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (40.19%) HTML
2 107 (34.41%) CSS
3 83 (26.69%) .NET
4 80 (25.72%) jQuery
5 56 (18.01%) HTML5
6 55 (17.68%) ASP.NET
7 46 (14.79%) CSS3
8 36 (11.58%) Web Services
9 35 (11.25%) AngularJS
10 29 (9.32%) REST
11 28 (9.00%) XML
12 25 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (8.04%) Django
13 21 (6.75%) Sass
13 21 (6.75%) SOAP
14 16 (5.14%) JSON
14 16 (5.14%) RESTful
15 15 (4.82%) Ajax
16 14 (4.50%) KnockoutJS
17 13 (4.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.43%) User Experience
2 18 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.79%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.57%) DataPower
4 7 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.25%) iPhone
5 4 (1.29%) GIS
5 4 (1.29%) iPad
5 4 (1.29%) New Media
6 3 (0.96%) BBC
6 3 (0.96%) NHS
7 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.64%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.64%) Animation
7 2 (0.64%) FMCG
7 2 (0.64%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.64%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.72%) Windows
2 23 (7.40%) Linux
3 12 (3.86%) UNIX
4 10 (3.22%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.29%) Android
5 4 (1.29%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.29%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.96%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (18.33%) MVC
3 45 (14.47%) TDD
4 32 (10.29%) Scrum
5 28 (9.00%) CRM
6 26 (8.36%) Unit Testing
7 23 (7.40%) OOP
8 22 (7.07%) Software Engineering
9 20 (6.43%) OO
10 19 (6.11%) System Testing
11 17 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (5.47%) Migration
12 16 (5.14%) Software Testing
12 16 (5.14%) Kanban
13 15 (4.82%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (4.82%) Low Latency
14 14 (4.50%) SOA
15 13 (4.18%) Service Delivery
16 12 (3.86%) Workflow
16 12 (3.86%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 137 (44.05%) JavaScript
2 90 (28.94%) C#
3 83 (26.69%) SQL
4 41 (13.18%) Python
5 34 (10.93%) Java
6 22 (7.07%) PHP
7 17 (5.47%) VBA
8 11 (3.54%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.61%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (1.61%) Objective-C
9 5 (1.61%) Ruby
10 4 (1.29%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.29%) C++
11 3 (0.96%) C
11 3 (0.96%) VB
12 2 (0.64%) XAML
12 2 (0.64%) Delphi
12 2 (0.64%) Perl
12 2 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (6.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.57%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.25%) Degree
4 6 (1.93%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.29%) HND
7 2 (0.64%) ISEB
7 2 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.96%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.32%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.96%) ZABBIX
1 3 (0.96%) Hyperic
1 3 (0.96%) logstash
Vendors
1 44 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.65%) Oracle
3 14 (4.50%) Business Objects
4 10 (3.22%) IBM
4 10 (3.22%) Sitecore
5 7 (2.25%) Ab Initio
6 5 (1.61%) SAP
6 5 (1.61%) Talend
7 4 (1.29%) Google
7 4 (1.29%) Apple
7 4 (1.29%) ESRI
8 3 (0.96%) VMware
8 3 (0.96%) Telerik
8 3 (0.96%) Sencha
9 2 (0.64%) Netezza
9 2 (0.64%) Zend
9 2 (0.64%) Cognos
9 2 (0.64%) Cisco
9 2 (0.64%) Adobe
10 1 (0.32%) HP
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